I had to meet the interesting people who would name their winery “Wicked Virgin”. The colourful banner waving in the wind welcomed us to this family operated Wicked Virgin Winery at Rutherglen on the Murray River in Victoria. John and Laurel had planted vines and olives and have built a quaint mud brick earth building from an old shearing shedContinue reading “Quaint, rustic and charming, the Wicked Virgin Boutique Winery at Rutherglen, Victoria”
Locals donated machinery, trucks and farm pumps, engines and tractors, and endeavored to bring to life, by painting and restoring old and unused farm memorabilia. We visited the machinery mile and reminisced about the farm machinery and old trucks
Mendooran Hotel serves a fantastic meal and a cold beer or wine. Decorated with murals and painted in prominent colours the pub welcomes visitors
Lunch at Fraser Gallop at Wilyabrup is at the heart of the Margaret River Wine Region was the start of a wonderful journey enjoying red wine. I fell in love with their Parterre Cabernet Sauvignon and it is still my favourite red. A boutique winery
Why choose Mendooran for our first stopover? Two reasons, that I know of. It has a friendly country pub with fantastic meals and the prettiest free camp on the banks of the river with basic amenities.
There is something nostalgic about the Aussie outback pub. Situated a half hour drive south of St George, Queensland, the Nindingully Pub was established in 1864 and describes itself as the oldest continually licensed pub in Queensland.
The Grawin Club in the Scrub, was our first port of call. It boasted a nine hole golf course,with gravel fairways and sand greens, it being highly decorated and being patronised by golfers during our visit.